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Scientists Discover Hungry Fern With Toxic Taste
Lindsay Perigo: Stuff the Census Stickybeaks
Shipley Shines Light On People’s Bank Risks
Dioxins Cannot Continue To Be Ignored
Animal Rights Activists Vandalize Butcheries
Gay Police Should Leave Uniforms At Home For Hero
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Hard News Is Here!

- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES .. and what an exciting week it's been and promises to be. The world's fastest fast bowlers have turned up just as the weather has turned wicked for fast bowling, the first secrets of the human genome have been revealed - and we have potentially the most serious industrial dispute in a while underway. See... HARD NEWS 16/2/01 - The Weather Turns Wicked [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00083.htm


Nine Month Suspended Jail Sentence For Middleton

- Mark Middleton, convicted two weeks ago of threatening to kill Paul Dally, the man who murdered Mr Middleton’s stepdaughter, Karla Cardno, has received a nine month suspended jail sentence. He was sentenced this morning at the Auckland High Court. FULL COVERAGE: - NATS - Govt Must Heed Message Behind Support For Middleton [1] - ACT - ACT MPs Proud To Support Those Who Cry, ‘Enough!’ [2] - ACT - True Justice Must Recognise Mark Middleton’s Cause – Franks Speech [3] - GOVT - Middleton Sentencing: Statement Of Attorney-General [4] - GOVT - Goff Speech To Safer Community Council Coordinators [5] - UNITED FUTURE - Need For Death Penalty For Murder [6] - CHRISTIAN HERITAGE - Capill's Call For Death Penalty Flawed Says Dunne [7] - NATS - Goff Avoids Cardno Family [8]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00248.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00225.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00240.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00242.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00244.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0102/S00049.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00228.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00227.htm


Scientists Discover Hungry Fern With Toxic Taste

- With dioxins and other poison wastes recently highlighted in New Zealand US scientists report they have come across a fern that sucks up arsenic from contaminated soil. John Howard reports. See... A Fern With A Fondness For Gobbling Up Poison [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00082.htm


Lindsay Perigo: Stuff the Census Stickybeaks

- Nanny State's soft-soap advertising campaign for her forthcoming exercise in coercion, the Census, is in full swing. The brutal reality of this exercise belies the saccherine advertising - a $500 fine if you don't supply Nanny with the information she's demanding, ... See... Lindsay Perigo: Stuff the Census Stickybeaks [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00079.htm


Shipley Shines Light On People’s Bank Risks

- “For the past three weeks I have called on this Government to let the public know what sort of risks the 'Peoples Bank' proposal poses. They have refused to do so, despite the $80 million of taxpayer money needed to set up the bank, and the untold millions savers would put at risk if they switched to this bank. See... Jim's Bank a very risky business [1] and Not Too Late For Green MPs To See Sense [2] . see also... Bank business case is positive - Anderton [3] and Shipley Tries Commercial Sabotage [4] EARLIER: - GREENS - Greens Say "Yes" To Kiwi Bank [5] - GOVT - Opening Soon… [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00237.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00245.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00233.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00243.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00221.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00222.htm


Dioxins Cannot Continue To Be Ignored

- Green MP Sue Kedgley today welcomed the Government's intention to introduce a national environmental standard under the Resource Management Act to regulate dioxin emissions from industrial facilities, but said urgent additional steps were needed to start to reduce dioxin contamination in New Zealand. See... NZ Can't Continue Turning A Blind Eye To Dioxins [1] MORE: - MOH - Breastfeeding Benefits Far Outweigh Any Risk [2] - MOH - Health Ministry stands by dioxin test proposal [3] - MFE - Dioxin report not secret [4] - DR JIM SPROTT - MOH Proposal For Dioxin Testing Futile [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00247.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0102/S00026.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0102/S00025.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0102/S00024.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0102/S00022.htm


Animal Rights Activists Vandalize Butcheries

- The meat trade is under attack in Auckland. Animal rights activists have smashed dozens of windows at butcher shops and other meat related businesses recently. See... Animal rights activists smash 50 windows in Auckland [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0102/S00052.htm


Gay Police Should Leave Uniforms At Home For Hero

- ACT Deputy Leader and Police Spokesman Ken Shirley is seeking the assurance of the Minister of Police that he will not condone gay police marching in uniform as an exhibit in the Hero Parade this weekend. See... ACT Seeks Assurances From Minister Over Hero Parade [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00238.htm


Scoop IT: 10,000 New Listings On NZSearch

- Kiwi web directory NZSearch has reached a major milestone in providing over 10,000 free website listings in just over six months. See... Kiwi Web Directory Adds 10,000 Listings [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0102/S00056.htm


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